KDWPT / Fishing



Welcome to Kansas Fishing

Fishing in Kansas can be described with two words: variety and abundance. From east to west, north to south, Kansas has a rich and diverse array of gamefish species. The fishing heritage runs deep in Kansas, and fishing is important to the quality of life and rural economies. From wiper fishing in reservoirs to crappie fishing at the local lake, fishing in Kansas can be intense and thrilling or quiet and relaxing.

F.I.S.H. PAYS LANDOWNERS TO ALLOW FISHING ACCESS

November 27, 2014Enrolled private waters can benefit from fish stocking and habitat managementPRATT – If you are a landowner with private waters and are interested in sharing the joy of fishing with others, you may want to consider becoming a part of the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT) Fishing Impoundments and Stream ... Read More


ANGLER EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR COURSE DEC. 6

Nov. 20, 2014Become certified to teach fishing techniques in Kansas during one-day coursePRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) will host an Angler Certification Course Dec. 6 for anglers wishing to teach fishing techniques in Kansas. The class will be held from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Greenbush Camp and Retreat Cen ... Read More


TROUT SEASON RUNS THROUGH MID-APRIL

Feb. 20, 2014Kansas offers winter trout fishing at more than 30 public fishing lakesPRATT ­– Kansas might not be the first state that comes to your mind when you think of trout fishing, but don’t be fooled – the Sunflower State has created spectacular winter fishing opportunities by stocking more than 30 different public fishing locations with ... Read More


2014 FISHING FORECAST A RECIPE BOOK FOR GREAT ANGLING

Feb. 6, 2014Anglers can dish up a great day on the water using information found in the 2014 Fishing ForecastPRATT ­– You don’t have to be a world-renowned chef to recognize a good meal when you eat one, and now you don’t have to be a Master Angler in order to catch fish like one. The 2014 Fishing Forecast, produced by the Kansas Department of ... Read More


CATCH FIRST GLIMPSE OF 2014 FISHING REGULATIONS SUMMARY ONLINE

Jan. 23, 2014Anglers can download a PDF of the 2014 Kansas Fishing Regulations Summary PRATT – For anglers, timely, quality information can be the difference between getting a couple tugs on a lure and a grill lined-to-the-brim with your favorite catch. Cram-packed with all the information you need to set up for a perfect day of fishing, t ... Read More